Sigma Might Release Four Lenses For The Canon EOS R (tell us which one you’d like to see first)

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Good news for Canon EOS R fans.

In a few weeks Sigma will for the first time announce lenses designed specifically for the Sony Full Frame Mirrorless system. These:

  • 35mm f/1.2
  • 45mm f/2.8
  • 12-24mm f/2.8
  • 24-70mm f/2.8

That’s not the entire story. We have been told (thanks) that Sigma will release these lenses also natively for the Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless system. The source couldn’t tell a timeframe for the RF mount versions. All we know is that they will be released “sometimes later” (i.e. after the release of the Sony versions).

That’s really good news. Sigma makes outstanding lenses and releasing those lenses for the EOS R system will be a great contribution to its lens ecosystem.

Which lens would you like Sigma to release first for the Canon EOS R?

  • 12-24mm f/2.8 (36%, 163 Votes)
  • 35mm f/1.2 (31%, 142 Votes)
  • 24-70mm f/2.8 (26%, 117 Votes)
  • 45mm f/2.8 (7%, 32 Votes)

Total Voters: 454

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Upcoming Sigma Lenses Basic Specifications Leaked

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After having leaked a set of images, Nokishita posted the basic specifications for five upcoming Sigma lenses. The 56mm will not be released for Canon EF-M or Canon RF mounts.

Sigma 28mm F/1.4 DG HSM | Art

  • Lens construction: 12 groups 17 (including 2 FLD lenses and 3 SLD lenses)
  • Shortest shooting distance: 28 cm
  • Maximum photographing magnification: 1: 5.4
  • Filter diameter: 77 mm
  • Size: φ 82.8 mm x 107.7 mm
  • Weight: To be determined
  • Mount: Sigma, Canon, Nikon, Sony E

Sigma 40mm F/1.4 DG HSM | Art

  • Lenses developed to meet the requirements of the high-end cinerene lens
  • Lens construction: 12 groups 16 pieces (3 FLD lenses and 3 SLD lenses included)
  • Shortest shooting distance: 40 cm
  • Maximum shooting magnification: 1: 6.5
  • Filter diameter: 82 mm
  • Size: φ 87.8 mm x 131 mm
  • Weight: 1200 g
  • Mount: Sigma, Canon, Nikon, Sony E

Sigma 70-200mm F/2.8 DG OS HSM | Sports

  • Lens construction: 22 groups 22 pieces (9 FLD lenses and 1 SLD lens included)
  • Minimum shooting distance: 1.2 m
  • Maximum magnification: 1: 4.8
  • Number of diaphragm blades: 11
  • Filter diameter: 82 mm
  • Size: φ 94.2 mm x 202.9 mm
  • Weight: 1805 g
  • Compatible with TC-1401 / TC-2001
  • Mount: Sigma, Canon, Nikon

Sigma 60-600mm F/4.5 – 6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports

  • Lens construction: 19 groups of 25 (including 3 FLD lenses and 1 SLD lens)
  • Shortest shooting distance: 60-260 cm
  • Maximum photographing magnification: 1: 3.3 (200 mm)
  • Image stabilization effect: 4 steps
  • Filter diameter: 105 mm
  • Size: φ120.4 mm x 268.9 mm
  • Weight: 2700 g
  • Compatible with TC-1401 / TC-2001
  • Mount: Sigma, Canon, Nikon

Sigma 56mm F/1.4 DC DN | Contemporary

  • Lens construction: 6 groups 10 pieces (including one SLD lens)
  • Shortest shooting distance: 50 cm
  • Maximum shooting magnification: 1: 7.4
  • Filter diameter: 55 mm
  • Size: φ 66.5 mm x 59.5 mm
  • Weight: 280 g
  • Mount: Micro Four Thirds, Sony E

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art pre-orders start Friday 5/25/2018

Sigma 105mm F/1.4

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art at a glance:

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • Three FLD Elements, Two SLD Elements
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Weather-Sealed, Protective Front Coating
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • Removable Rotating Arca-Type Tripod Foot
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

According to Nokishita, pre-orders for the new Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens will start on Friday 5/25/2018. B&H Photo and Adorama still have the Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art listed without any price tag. B&H Photo has you notified when pre-orders are available.

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens to sell at $1999?

Sigma 105mm F/1.4

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art at a glance:

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • Three FLD Elements, Two SLD Elements
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Weather-Sealed, Protective Front Coating
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • Removable Rotating Arca-Type Tripod Foot
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

One of the oldest and most reliable rumor sites out there, Sony Alpha Rumors, got a hint from a reader that a Lithuanian store has the upcoming Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens with a price tag of $1,999.

Hard to say if the price in US$ shown in an online store in Lithuania is the same price Sigma will ask in the USA. B&H Photo and Adorama still have the Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art listed without any price tag. However, $1,999 may turn out to be a pretty realistic price (prediction).

It shouldn’t take much longer until the new Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG ART HSM lens will be available. B&H Photo has you notified when pre-orders are available.

Sigma’s new 70-200mm f/2.8 ART and 70-200mm f/4 CONTEMPORARY lenses coming ahead of Photokina, not CP+

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Weeks ago we were told Sigma may soon announce new 70-200mm f/2.8 ART and 70-200mm f/4 CONTEMPORARY lenses. We were expecting the announcement before  CP+. But nope.

The same source has now told us, Sigma has delayed the release of these new lenses until September, 2018. This makes us think Sigma is set for an announcement ahead of Photokina (September 2018). So far we have no hints about price and specifications.

Stay tuned.